Posts Tagged ‘affair’

The Love Affair Between Saffron and Humanity: As Ancient as Time Itself

August 6th, 2019 By Sayer Ji Contributing writer for Wake Up World So ancient a love affair exists between saffron and our species, that this plant can no longer reproduce without human help. No wonder it has been exquisitely designed to return the favor by lifting our spirits, even increasing our own desire to make love.. Flowers always […]

Robot sex & the city: An affair heading for disaster

In hindsight, we shouldn’t be surprised by humans getting a rise out of robots. Hollywood has been pumping and priming us for the big nuptials between man and android for many decades now. Consider, for example, James Cameron’s 1991 box office hit ‘Terminator 2: Judgment Day.’ Aside from being the highest-grossing film of Arnold Schwarzenegger’s […]

The Assange Affair

“Whistleblowers like Julian Assange are the heroes of our time” / “Unfortunately, it is my belief that Julian Assange will not see a fair trial”, Excerpts from an appeal by Mairead Maguire / UN Special Rapporteur on Privacy seriously concerned by Ecuador’s behaviour in Assange and Moreno cases / UN Special Rapporteur on Torture says […]

What the Marc Lamont Hill affair really tells us about Zionist goals

By Lawrence Davidson The attack on Marc Lamont Hill There are many things wrong with ideologues. Here I mean those who see the world through a narrow dogma. It is as if they wear figurative blinders, like those real ones placed on draft horses, so as to prevent their gaze from wondering away from a […]

The Bush Family Dynasty and Prescott Bush’s Love Affair with Fascism

I was involved in pro-peace, anti-war, anti-US Imperialism efforts during the most hideous years of the Reagan/Bush administrations (from 1980 – 1992) that resulted in the deaths and sufferings of millions of innocent people in virtually every South and Central American nation you can think of. As I remember the many innocent – often “disappeared” […]

The Khashoggi Affair And The Future Of Saudi Arabia

The Khashoggi Affair And The Future Of Saudi Arabia Above Photo: Salman with Trump: Who will replace him? (Official White House Photo Shealah Craighead) If the Saudi power structure were to crumble in the wake of the Khashoggi scandal there would be chaos at home and a shift in power around the Gulf If Donald Trump seems […]

The Skripal Affair – Another False Flag in NATO Litany to Criminalize Russia

If we start from a premise which understands that Britain and its NATO allies are capable of mounting false flag events in Syria with chemical weapons, then it is entirely possible that British secret services carried out a similar propaganda stunt in England with regard to former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal. We also need […]

‘Not a love affair’: Zarif says Iran to stay in nuclear deal as long as its oil sells

“The agreement wasn’t a love affair but a reasonable compromise,” Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told Germany’s Spiegel magazine. The Islamic Republic will continue to stick to the accord “as long as it meets our interests,” the top diplomat noted.  It is crucial that Iran is able “to sell reasonable amounts of oil and […]

What the Brennan affair really reveals – by Stephen F. Cohen

Ever since Dwight Eisenhower in the 1950s, every American president has held one or more summit meetings with the Kremlin leader, first and foremost in order to prevent miscalculations that could result in war between the two nuclear superpowers. Generally, they received bipartisan support for doing so. In July, President Trump continued that tradition by […]

Gay goose & swan’s epic 30yr love affair to be immortalized in bronze

Thomas the goose and Henry the swan were flapping the tails off each other at the Waikanae Bird Center on the Kapiti Coast north of Wellington for 18 years before the arrival of female swan Henrietta. The duo then became a trio when Henry and Henrietta paired off to spawn 68 cygnets over two years, […]

Israeli PM’s wife Sara Netanyahu charged with fraud in ‘Residence Affair’

Sara Netanyahu, Israel’s first lady, was indicted on Thursday for having allegedly misused a total of 350,000 shekels (around $96,000) in official funds to order extravagant meals at the official residence in Jerusalem between 2010 and 2013. The exorbitant spending on lavish meals took place despite the fact that the Netanyahus had a full-time chef […]

The INSLAW Affair – A Cyber Spying Scandal

In the early 1990s Australia’s “A Current Affair” news program aired this segment on the INSLAW scandal, which involved the theft of PROMIS spy software. Source Article from Related Posts Google and Mozilla Block Kazakhstan’s Browser Spying Tool On Wednesday, Google and Mozilla announced they would block an encryption certificate […]

DSMA committee issued two ‘D-notices’ over Skripal affair

     Spinwatch can reveal that the Skripal affair has resulted in the issuing of not one but two ‘D-Notices’ to the British media, which are marked private and confidential. We can also disclose the contents of both notices, which have been obtained from a reliable source. That two notices were issued has been confirmed by […]

A Saudi Love Affair in Washington

Originally posted at TomDispatch. Imagine that you paid a special visit to a family you hardly knew halfway around the world and they were so pleased to see you that they spent an estimated $68 million on your welcome, while mounting “festivities” like the one in which you danced with them sword in hand? Yes, […]

SKRIPAL AFFAIR: Nikki Haley Already Back-Tracking on Russian ‘Novichok’ Case

Yesterday, the US began to back-track on the official Anglo-American ‘Novichok’ conspiracy theory. U.S. Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, spoke to the U.N. Security Council on Wednesday regarding the latest report on the alleged ‘Novichok’ attack in Salisbury, United Kingdom. While Haley called on the world to condemn Russia for what she calls a […]

Skripal Affair: Moscow’s 14 Questions

Russia’s Embassy in London has sent a list of 14 questions to the UK Foreign Ministry, demanding that it reveals details of the investigation into the nerve-agent poisoning of former double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter. The questions, provided in full below, include a demand to clarify whether samples of the nerve agent А-234 […]

Russia Orders Out 60 U.S. Diplomats Over Spy Poisoning Affair

Russia Orders Out 60 U.S. Diplomats Over Spy Poisoning Affair March 29th, 2018 Via: Reuters: Russia expelled 60 U.S. diplomats on Thursday and announced it would eject scores from other countries that have joined London and Washington in censuring Moscow over the poisoning of […]

Humanity vs Insanity: ‘The Skripal Affair’ with Ian R Crane and Patrick Henningsen

The UK government is willing to bring the country on the brink of conflict with a major world super power on the basis that it is “highly likely” that Russian may have used an obscure, unproven military-grade nerve agent called ‘Novichok’. This interview with Ian R Crane’s ‘Humanity vs Insanity’ featuring guest Patrick Henningsen from […]

UK COLUMN: ‘The Skripal Affair’ with guest Dmitry Orlov

What really happened in Salisbury on the morning of March 4, 2018? With the actual forensic evidence still outstanding, will we ever know the full story? Also, a surprise image from the liberation of East Ghouta in Syria, and will Trump’s tariff war with China usher in the TTP and TTIP by fiat? All this […]

SKRIPAL AFFAIR: The Chilly Climate Change of a New Cold War

Tony Kevin 21st Century Wire Introduction by David Macilwain: Former Australian diplomat and recent author of “Return to Moscow” Tony Kevin, submitted the article below to a mainstream Australian newspaper on Friday, following discussions with the opinion editor. As he described it – after detailed discussion with her of its proposed themes and conclusions before […]

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